Can productivity prevent sadness?
Tips for getting used to newfound peace and quiet.
Talking to a Cute Human usually winds up as a fun story, not a scary one.
Everyone grows up with their own version of lies.
High school isn’t the only way to get an education.
My family’s beliefs are the unbridgeable distance between us.
I treated B. like my therapist instead of my friend.
When I can’t speak for myself, I speak through him.
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